Comic Book Series
Sweet Tooth 1

Cover to Sweet Tooth #1

Sweet Tooth is published by DC Comics under the Black Label imprint. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #5: 09 Mar 2021

Current Issue[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #6: 13 Apr 2021

Next Issue[]



A six-issue series, The Return, started November 2020.


Main Characters[]

  • Gus
  • Jepperd



Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #6[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #5[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #4[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #3[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #2[]

Sweet Tooth: The Return #1[]

Sweet Tooth #40[]

Sweet Tooth #39[]

Past Storylines[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 1: Out of the Woods - Collects #1-5. "Introduce[s] Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid who was raised in isolation following a pandemic that struck a decade earlier. Now, with the death of his father, he’s left to fend for himself... until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd, who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find ‘The Preserve,’ a refuge for hybrids." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401226965 - Kindle -
  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 2: In Captivity - Collects #6-11. "Learn the heartbreaking story of Jeppard and how he went from devoted husband to ruthless mercenary. Meanwhile, Gus is held captive with other hybrid creatures in a camp where he meets a scientist studying the plague that’s wiped out so much of the world." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228542 - Kindle -
  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 3: Animal Armies - Collects #12-17. "Gus and the other hybrid kids meet a new ally in the militia camp, but will he help them find a way out? And Jepperd begins to assemble an army of his own to take down the militia camp. But can he control the forces he’s set in motion?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231705 - Kindle -
  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 4: Endangered Species - Collects #18-25. "Gus reluctantly joins Jepperd on a missing persons hunt as the tension between the two continues to grow. Meanwhile, Lucy and the girls meet the enigmatic Walter Fish." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233619 - Kindle -
  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 5: Unnatural Habitats - Collects #26-32. "Captain James Thacker’s expedition discovers deadly, centuries-old secrets. Plus, while Jeppard and Gus head for Alaska, things deteriorate for those left at the sanctuary." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401237231 - Kindle
  • Sweet Tooth, vol. 6: Wild Game - Collects #33-40. "Dr. Singh arrives in Alaska and uncovers both the origins of Gus and the hybrid children and the cause of the plague that decimated the world. And as Gus and Jepperd come face to face with the truth, the militia continues to bear down on them." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401240291 - Kindle
  • Sweet Tooth: The Return - Collects The Return #1-6. "A young boy with antlers and deer-like features wakes in a bizarre and completely foreign world where the last humans struggle to survive. They tell the boy he is special, he is chosen, and that he alone can lead them back to a world dominated by the oppressive Hybrids." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779510327



Leftover Useful Information[]

Creative Team[]

Writer/Artist/Covers/Creator: Jeff Lemire.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-40, 2009-2013.
  • The Return: #1-6, 2020-2021

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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